Buried Alive pdf free download. The peculiar angle of the earth’s axis to the plane of the ecliptic–that angle which is chiefly responsible for our geography and therefore for our history– had caused the phenomenon known in London as summer. The whizzing globe
happened to have turned its most civilized face away from the sun, thus producing night in Selwood Terrace, South Kensington. In No. 91 Selwood Terrace two lights, on the ground-floor and on the first-floor, were silently proving that man’s ingenuity can outwit nature’s. No. 91 was one of about ten thousand similar houses between South Kensington Station and North End Road. With its grimy stucco front, its cellar kitchen, its hundred stairs and
steps, its perfect inconvenience, and its conscience heavy with the doing to death of sundry general servants, it uplifted tin chimney-cowls to heaven and gloomily awaited the day of judgment for London houses, sublimely ignoring the axial and orbital velocities of the earth and even the reckless flight of the whole solar system through space. You felt that No. 91 was unhappy, and that it could only be rendered happy by a ‘To let’ standard in its front patch and a ‘No bottles’ card in its cellar-windows. It possessed neither of these specifics.
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